A Letter to Mr and Mrs Nit

A Letter to Mr and Mrs Nit

Dear Mr. and Mrs. Nit, What the hell do you think you’re doing? You just make up your bed  In my dear child’s head I’m so angry, I’m thinking of suing!   You think you can just mosey on in Drop your sleeping bags Pick up your mags And settle down with a bottle of … Continue reading

Keep Calm and Blog On

Keep Calm and Blog On

Lately,  I have been feeling overwhelmed… Overwhelmed with all the decisions that I have to make. What should I blog about? Will anybody ever read it? What exactly is my niche? How much should I divulge about my family? Should I join this linky or that rafflecopter? How many more badges do I need to … Continue reading

Out of the darkness and into the light

Out of the darkness and into the light

On the 1st day of Christmas, my 7 year old daughter was rushed to intensive care. She couldn’t breathe. She was struggling, gasping, fighting. I watched her close her exhausted eyes as they put her to sleep. A thousand thoughts rushed through my mind. I was scared, bewildered, overwhelmed, numb. Her tiny body in a big … Continue reading

The bear and the hare – how did it fare?

The bear and the hare – how did it fare?

So hands up those of you who have not seen the latest John Lewis Christmas Ad??? I’m sure most of you already have. What was your verdict? Sad? Soppy? Boring? Brilliant? For those of you who haven’t seen it yet – please click on the link below and enjoy… I thought it was just lovely and … Continue reading

My Kenya is Mourning

My Kenya is Mourning

Kenya is mourning A nation is bleeding All we could do is watch the news and pray Whilst inside a shopping mall dead bodies lay On the roof the children of Junior Masterchef Screamed as the sound of bullets made them deaf All they wanted to do was laugh and bake But they were shot … Continue reading

My grandfather – the Legend

My grandfather – the Legend

Legends never die, they live on in our hearts, minds and in our soul… It is exactly a month today that my grandfather was taken away from us. He was 94 years old, but his mind was as sharp as a razor and his heart as generous as an ocean. There is so much to … Continue reading

Snowdon and Septicemia!

Snowdon and Septicemia!

Yes, I know it was a while ago now, but guess what? WE DID IT!!! As most of you already know, I dedicated the climb for my friend Caroline who lost her 2 year old son Max to a brain tumour. (Read his story here). I had only met Caroline a month before, but had … Continue reading

I love you Dad

I love you Dad

Father’s Day has come and gone, but I could not spend it with you as I was trying to get to the top of Mount Snowdon (which I did you will be glad to hear)! It meant the world to me when I called you to wish you and you told me with an emotional … Continue reading

It’s a beautiful day

It’s a beautiful day

Woo hoo! It’s finally here! The first real day that it feels like Spring (even though it’s May, and Spring officially started a month ago)! I decided to venture out for a walk without having to wear a cardigan, jacket, scarf, shoes or socks. Yes, I put on my flippy floppies and my poor toes … Continue reading